Tex. Health & Safety Code Section 571.0065
Treatment Methods


The executive commissioner by rule may adopt procedures for an advisory committee to review treatment methods for persons with mental illness.


A state agency that has knowledge of or receives a complaint relating to an abusive treatment method shall report that knowledge or forward a copy of the complaint to the department.


A mental health facility, physician, or other mental health professional is not liable for an injury or other damages sustained by a person as a result of the failure of the facility, physician, or professional to administer or perform a treatment prohibited by statute or rules adopted by the executive commissioner.
Added by Acts 1993, 73rd Leg., ch. 573, Sec. 3.01(a), eff. Sept. 1, 1993. Amended by Acts 1997, 75th Leg., ch. 337, Sec. 1, eff. May 27, 1997.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1050 (S.B. 71), Sec. 22(14), eff. September 1, 2011.
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1083 (S.B. 1179), Sec. 25(98), eff. June 17, 2011.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1 (S.B. 219), Sec. 3.1357, eff. April 2, 2015.

Source: Section 571.0065 — Treatment Methods, https://statutes.­capitol.­texas.­gov/Docs/HS/htm/HS.­571.­htm#571.­0065 (accessed Jun. 5, 2024).

Jun. 5, 2024

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